Echinacea Fine Feathered Parrot ConeflowerSKU: n/a.
A remarkable Coneflower, ‘Parrot’ Echinacea glows with brilliant yellow petals with a rich orange halo that surround a velvety cone. It produces multitudes of fascinating large blooms. They exhibit superior performance including great branching which results in hoards of blooms, one plant can have 50 flowers!
With loads of blossoms it creates fabulous displays for gardens, containers, cut flower bouquets, and dried arrangements. Excellent for mass plantings, meadows or naturalized areas. A member of the excellent ‘Fine Feathered’ series of coneflowers that brings reliable winter hardiness, vigorous growth, and spectacular color combinations.
Coneflower’s seed heads are a favorite for dried flower arrangements and add considerable interest to winter outdoor landscapes. Goldfinches and other birds swarm to Coneflower seeds.
Growing instructions: Plant in full sun, at least 6 hours of sun a day, in well-draining soil. Add organic matter to soil when planting. For best flowering, keep well watered, especially when plants are setting up bloom and blooming. Let plants dry out between watering. An occasional squirt of liquid fertilizer will improve flowering. Although they will bloom continually without deadheading, cutting back spent blooms will encourage more flowers.
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